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Morning Minutes: April 3
Word of the Day
Scruple SKROO-puhl (noun) a moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions - dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Photo Gallery: Weird Government ‘Unabomber’ Auction Winds Down
In 2011, the U.S. government auctioned off some of the Unabomber's possessions to riase money for restitution for his victims. This website has pictures of some of the items put up for sale in the morbid auction.
Number to Know
13 billion: The Marshall Plan, signed by Presiden Truman on this date in 1948, channeled more than $13 billion to Europe to aid in World War II recovery.
This Day in History
April 3, 1996: Theodore Kaczynski, known as the Unabomber, is arrested.
Today's Featured Birthday
Comedian Eddie Murphy (52)
"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." - Harvey Fierstein